Pedro III de Bragança, Rei de Portugal (1717 - 1786) MP

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Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Death: Died in Ajuda, Portugal
Occupation: King of Portugal 1777-1786
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About Pedro III de Bragança, Rei de Portugal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_III_of_Portugal

Peter III (or Pedro III (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpedɾu]); 5 July 1717 – 25 May 1786) became King of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves by the accession of his wife and niece Queen Maria I in 1777, and co-reigned alongside her until his death.

Biography

Peter was the younger son of John V of Portugal and Maria Anna of Austria. Peter was a younger brother of Joseph I of Portugal. Their maternal grandparents were Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, sister of Queen Maria Sofia of Portugal.

Peter married Maria, Princess of Brazil, in 1760, at which time she was the heir to the throne then held by his brother Joseph I. According to custom, Peter thus became prince of Brazil in right of his wife. They had six children, of whom the eldest surviving son succeeded Maria as John VI on her death in 1816.

Peter made no attempt to participate in government affairs, spending his time hunting or in religious exercises.

Marriages and descendants

Peter III married his niece, Maria I of Portugal on June 6, 1760. They had the following children:

Prince Joseph August 20, 1761 September 11, 1788 Titled Prince of Brazil and earlier Prince of Beira. Married his aunt Maria Francisca Benedita, Infanta of Portugal, but had no issue.

Infante John Francis September 16, 1763 October 10, 1763

  

John VI of Portugal May 13, 1767 March 26, 1826 Prince of Brazil from 1788 until he succeeded Maria I as the 27th (or 28th according to some historians) King of Portugal.


Infanta Mariana Victoria December 15, 1768 November 2, 1788 Married Gabriel, prince of Spain, son of Charles III.

Infanta Maria Clementina June 9, 1774 June 27, 1776

Infanta Maria Isabella December 23, 1776 January 14, 1777

  

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_III_of_Portugal -------------------- Pedro III or Peter III; (July 5, 1717 – May 25, 1786) became King of the Kingdom of Portugal and Algarves by the accession of his wife and niece Queen Maria I in 1777, and co-reigned alongside her until his death.

Pedro was the younger son of John V of Portugal and Maria Anna of Austria. Pedro was a younger brother of Joseph I of Portugal. Their maternal grandparents were Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg.

Pedro married Maria, Princess of Brazil, in 1760, at which time she was the heir to the throne then held by his brother José I. According to custom, Pedro thus became prince of Brazil in right of his wife. They had six children, of whom the eldest surviving son succeeded Maria as João VI on her death in 1816.

Pedro made no attempt to participate in government affairs, spending his time hunting or in religious exercises.

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Pedro III, Rei de Portugal's Timeline

1717
July 5, 1717
Lisbon, Portugal
1760
June 6, 1760
Age 42
1761
August 20, 1761
Age 44
Palau d'Ajuda
1762
October 20, 1762
Age 45
1763
September 16, 1763
Age 46
1767
May 13, 1767
Age 49
Real Paco Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal
1768
December 15, 1768
Age 51
Lisbon, Portugal
1774
June 9, 1774
Age 56
1776
December 12, 1776
Age 59
1786
May 25, 1786
Age 68
Ajuda, Portugal